It’s summer, the perfect time to get some of that outdoor work done. Maybe you’ve been planning a do-it-yourself project or you’re hiring an expert crew for something big. Once the design is done and the tools and supplies are in ...Full story
Here at Hastings Mutual, we’re returning to the office — or at least some of us are. The company decided to go to a hybrid model, with employees at home part of the work week and at home for the remainder. Then, of course, we have ...Full story
We recently told our local independent insurance agent partners that we’re making more of the information they need available online. The records we shifted to being completely electronic were formerly generated each month, then printed and mailed ...Full story
When I was in college, I rented an apartment near campus so I could walk to class every day (there was never enough student parking to make it worth driving). I shared the apartment with a roommate, which was fun, but not the...Full story
It’s an old story: you’re driving home on the route you take every day. It’s late in the afternoon and there’s not much traffic. It feels like you can relax a bit, so when you hear the sound of a new text on your phone, you...Full story
A barn fire can be one of the most devastating experiences you ever have on your farm. If it does happen, our Farmowners coverage helps pay the replacement cost for outbuildings and other expenses related to the loss of a barn.
Your Hastings...Full story
You may have heard about the high price of lumber this summer. Analysts aren’t exactly sure why it’s happening — maybe an increase in demand now that some work is starting to return to the level it was before the COVID-19 lockdowns. Perhaps it’s because of...Full story
At Hastings Mutual, we’re always trying to improve our website and bring you more valuable online services (among the many other things we offer). The challenge, though, is often right at the starting line: what do our customers want?
If you search online for “roadside assistance,” you’ll find contact information for local tow trucks and details on changing flat tires and emergency fuel delivery. You’ll also find links to companies offering roadside assistance, including Hastings Mutual. We offer service for the car...Full story
The Hastings Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Foundation recognizes the contributions of nonprofit organizations in the communities we serve. Each month, we’ll honor one of those organizations as our Nonprofit of the Month.
Losing a family member is difficult for everyone, but it’s especially challenging for children and teenagers. The grief they...Full story
A construction site is a big place, with a lot of people doing a lot of different things. Even if it’s just a plumber and an assistant on the job, they probably have to be in several different parts of their customer’s house. They probably ...Full story
In the U.S., vehicles have been required to include seat belts since 1968. In many states, drivers are now required to use the seat belts or risk a fine or traffic citation. It’s a safety measure that has been successful in reducing traffic fatalities ...Full story
Electrical safety is invaluable for most people every day. It certainly is for you and me — after all, without a safe source of electricity, I wouldn’t have been able to add this blog post to our website, and you couldn’t read it.
Here at Hastings Mutual, we’re on the phone every day to collect information and answer questions — yes, we’re glad to see your emails and Facebook messages, but we still answer the phone too! It’s often faster and easier, and it can be...Full story
Hastings Mutual Insurance Company
404 E. Woodlawn Ave.
Hastings, MI 49058
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